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Paul Krueger is a freelance trumpeter, composer/arranger and educator currently residing in Eugene, OR. He is a three-time ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award winner and Downbeat Magazine award winner for Large Jazz Ensemble Arrangement. His debut album, The Wayward Traveler, features eight original compositions for small group, and his large ensemble works are published by UNC Jazz Press and eJazzLines.
Krueger is a career instructor of Jazz Studies at the University of Oregon, where he teaches jazz trumpet lessons, Advanced Jazz Arranging, Jazz Pedagogy, Jazz History, and JazzArts Oregon, the school's most prestigious small jazz group.
Previously, Krueger served as the Director of Bands & Jazz Studies at Lane Community College, where under his direction, the jazz ensemble was named Downbeat Magazine award winner for Community College Large Jazz Ensemble.
An active educator throughout the state of Oregon, Krueger is also the trumpet instructor at Willamette University in Salem, OR, and a sought-after clinician/adjudicator for jazz festivals around the state.
Krueger holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Masters Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Oregon.